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Watch inspirational performances by outstanding musicians from the Royal College of Music, whilst enjoying a hot drink and a pastry in the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room.

Hong Kong born Chi-Hoi Cheung is a multi-award winning pianist, who graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2016 with a first class honours, Bachelor of Music.

Cheung is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree, studying with Gordon Fergus-Thompson and Leon McCawley. His accolades include the RCM’s Hilary Fabian Award, a Gordon Calway Stone Memorial Award and the Help Musicians UK Postgraduate Award.

Apart from performing regularly in concerts at the Steinway Hall, Birmingham Town Hall, Barber Institute of Fine Arts and Pallant House Gallery, Chi-Hoi is committed to bringing music to the wider community by regularly performing at the Claremont Centre and St. Wilfrid’s Care Home.

The programme will include:

Haydn
Variations in F minor Hob XVII/6

Ravel
Valse noble et Sentimentales
i. Modéré – très franc
ii. Assez lent – avec une expression intense
iii. Modéré
iv. Assez animé
v. Presque lent – dans un sentiment intime
vi. Assez vif
vii. Moins vif
viii. Epilogue: lent

Beethoven
Piano Sonata no 18 in E flat major op 31 no 3
i. Allegro
ii. Scherzo: Allegretto vivace
iii. Menuetto: Moderato e grazioso
iv. Presto con fuoco